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posted by Tristan Roberts on May 11, 2010, 12:26 pm

Interesting situation. I think that in terms of the actual LEED credit requirements, you could do this. It's common to meet SSp1, for...

Required Waste haulers

EBOM-2009 MRp2: Solid Waste Management Policy
posted by Janna Nash on May 8, 2010, 4:18 pm

Can you tell me if contracts with waste haulers are required? My project is a small office building located on a college campus. Currently the office personnel or college students carry all...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 11, 2010, 11:18 am

Taxes and Other fees

CI-2009 MRc7: Certified Wood
posted by EMILY KANAREK on Apr 29, 2010, 11:18 am

Are taxes and transportation fees included in the product cost? I can't seem to find this anywhere! Thanks!

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 10, 2010, 10:47 pm

FSC Certified Bamboo

CI-2009 MRc7: Certified Wood
posted by Jerry Phelps on May 10, 2010, 5:37 pm

If our project is using bamboo, does that mean that our bamboo has to be...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 10, 2010, 10:43 pm

Title 24 instead of ASHRAE in CI 2.0

CI-2009 EAc1.1: Optimize energy performance - lighting power
posted by Janika McFeely on Apr 8, 2010, 5:50 pm

We received a comment back on a review of a CI 2.0 project requiring us to use the ASHRAE standard instead of Title 24 (as it states in the 2.0 reference guide). We would be ok under LEED CI 2009...

Last reply: Dave Intner, May 10, 2010, 12:22 pm

Fixture data/spec sheets

EBOM-2009 WEp1: Minimum Indoor Plumbing Fixture and Fitting Efficiency
posted by Janna Nash on Mar 2, 2010, 4:58 pm

My project building was built in 1876 (!) and has not had a major renovation since 1993 (it did have one in the 1980s). I do not have bath faucet spec sheets; however, if I add aerators to the...

Last reply: Jason Franken, May 7, 2010, 10:15 pm

latest LEED 2009 addenda

CI-2009 IEQc4.3: Low-emitting materials - flooring systems
posted by Devon Bertram on May 6, 2010, 12:22 pm

FYI an addenda to 2009 includes some important updates to EQc4.3:

“Mineralbased finish flooring products such as tile, masonry, terrazzo, and cut stone without integral organic-based...

Last reply: Dave Intner, May 6, 2010, 5:14 pm

Wind Energy Calculation

NC-2009 EAc2: On-Site Renewable Energy
posted by Sonrisa Lucero on Apr 19, 2010, 7:06 pm

I am working on a project that will have two wind turbines. Does anyone know what is a LEED acceptable means for calculating the wind energy (...

Last reply: Shillpa Singh, May 6, 2010, 3:30 pm

Schools SSc4.3

Schools-2009 SSc4.3: Alternative transportation - low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
posted by Anish Shah on Apr 21, 2010, 11:52 am

Has anyone come across any strategies or ways as to how buildings which qualify and get this cerdit go about enforcing, specially in schools.

Last reply: Karen Anderson, May 6, 2010, 1:30 pm

Study on fly ash or slag and SRI value

NC-2009 SSc7.1: Heat island effect - nonroof
posted by Shannon Gray on May 6, 2010, 12:04 pm

There is a good study on the...